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Frankie Boyle Nominated For Crime Writing Prize

The Bloody Scotland Debut Prize was launched in 2019 and two of the early winners, Claire Askew and Deborah Masson have this year graduated to the longlist for the McIlvanney Prize. Comedian Frankie Boyle is one of the.nominees this year even though his debut novel, Meantime, is not even published until July 22.


News: Frankie Boyle's New World Order, BBC Two

Frankie Boyle returns with his New World Order end-of-year round-up, where, with the help of his guests, he dissects the unique year that was 2020.

The show features Frankie at his satirical best with stand-up, review and discussion – all in an attempt to make sense of the last 12 months.


News: End of Year Special for Frankie Boyle’s New World Order

Frankie Boyle returns with his New World Order end of year 45-minute special where, with the help of his guests, he’ll dissect the bewildering year that was 2020. The show features Frankie at his satirical best as he reviews and discusses all the big stories from the last year along with a selection of breathtaking clips.


News: Frankie Boyle Wins Best TV Comic At Scottish Comedy Awards

Frankie Boyle has won the Best TV Comic prize at the Scottish Comedy Awards 2020. His World Tour of Scotland series won Best TV Show.

There is usually a ceremony but organiser Alan Anderson has announced the awards now in the light of the latest restrictions imposed due to Covid-19.

He wrote: "The 2020 Scottish Comedy Awards were supposed to take place early, June, delayed until August for EdFringe, but now it is 6 months into the Scottish Lockdown period of no events being allowed.


TV Review: Frankie Boyle's New World Order, BBC Two

Epstein, Prince Phillip and spit roasting in the intro. Nobody would suggest that Frankie Boyle has mellowed.

The set-up was slightly different due to social distancing. The guests, Sara Pascoe, Sophie Duker and Miles Jupp sat around the table, giving the show more of a discussion feel. The lack of audience meant a lack of laughs though and some of the lines certainly warranted more chuckles.


News: Frankie Boyle's New World Order Returns

Frankie Boyle returns with his New World Order to help make sense of a bewildering 2020. The show features Frankie at his vicious best as he tackles the biggest issues troubling the planet.

Over the series, Frankie makes a string of bold and often outrageous statements which he then picks apart with the help of Sara Pascoe, Miles Jupp, Sophie Duker, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Jamali Maddix, Guz Khan and Sara Barron. 

Frankie Boyle's New World Order, Thursdays at 10pm, BBC Two from September 3.


TV Review: Frankie Boyle Live: Excited for You to See and Hate This, BBC

Has Frankie Boyle got more mellow or has everybody else got more furious? I missed this show when it slipped out on the BBC a couple of nights ago but the fact that it seems to have been broadcast without that much in the way of green-inked complaints to the Director-General suggests that life is so extreme now that even Boyle at his vicious best here does little to raise the blood pressure. 


News: Scottish Tour For Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle is to tour Scotland for the first time in a decade. The show will offload his sense of mounting horror at the state of the world and will include some of the best bits from his recent Prometheus albums. 

The shows will accompany Frankie’s upcoming BBC show Frankie Boyle’s Tour of Scotland.


News: Frankie Boyle Makes His Graphic Novel Debut

Frankie Boyle is making his graphic novel debut with REX ROYD. Collecting together the first seven chapters originally featured in CLiNT Magazine (a publication set up by Kick-Ass and Kingsman creator Mark Millar), plus the final, never-before-seen chapters 8 and 9, this volume tells the whole, unexpurgated story of super-scientist, businessman and evil genius REX ROYD.


Review: Frankie Boyle's New World Order, BBC2

British TV does seem to be having a fair old crack at satire at the moment. As well as The Mash Report, Deborah Frances-White is making a satire pilot for Channel 4 and now Frankie Boyle's series has returned to BBC2 for a second run, in which he discusses burning issues of the day with Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan, Mona Chalabi (data editor of Guardian US) and various guests.



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